Disaster Preparedness

Be Prepared for a Disaster

Being prepared means being equipped with the proper supplies you may need in the event of an emergency or disaster. Keep your supplies in an easy-to-carry travel bag that you can use at home or take with you in case you must evacuate.

At a minimum, you should have the basic supplies listed below:

  • Baby supplies (bottles, formula, baby food, diapers)
  • Cell phone with chargers family and emergency contact information
  • Copies of personal documents (medication list and pertinent medical information, proof of address, deed/lease to home, passports, birth certificates, insurance policies)
  • Duct tape
  • Entertainment items blankets or sleeping bag
  • Extra cash
  • First Aid Kit and manual
  • Flashlight: Extra batteries
  • Food: non-perishable, easy-to-prepare (3-day supply for evacuation, 2-week supply for home)
  • Map(s) of the area
  • Medical supplies (hearing aids with extra batteries, glasses, contact lenses, syringes, etc)
  • Medications (7-day supply)
  • Multi-purpose tool
  • Pet supplies (collar, leash, ID, food, carrier, bowl)
  • Sanitation and personal hygiene items
  • Two-way radios extra set of car keys and house keys Manual can opener
  • Whistle
  • Water: one gallon per person, per day (3-day supply for evacuation, 2-week supply for home)